NATIONAL COMBINED & AAI GAMES

There was plenty of action of the weekend. Lauren McCourt competed at the AI Games at the NIA, running 24.86secs in the 200m for a new indoor PB ⭐️ Gavin Kenny finished an overall 18th in the senior men’s 3000m in a large field of 32 athletes.
Eoin O’Callaghan contested over two days for the U18 Heptathlon with events of 60m, high jump, shot put, 60mh, pole vault & 1000m finishing 1st in 6 out of 7 events to give him an overall score of 4602 to take home the gold 🥇 and a new NATIONAL record previous held by Diarmuid O’Connor and Michael Kent DMP AC and 4 new PBs!
Lily Anna Clover competed well in the U14 pentathlon to finish 5th overall with a total score of 2317. Lily had a pb in the shot put of 10.87m. Ruby Cummins & Aoife Callan are also in action in the U18 heptathlon, Ruby finished 2nd 🥈 with an overall score of 3256 and Aoife finished finished close behind in 4th with a total score of 3020.
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CORK ATHLETICS AWARDS

There will be 9 members of Bandon AC receive awards in the upcoming Cork Athletics Awards, based on their achievements in 2023.

ASPIRIING YOUNG ATHLETE

Eoin O’Callaghan – Multi events

Aoife Tuthill – walks

Aoife Callan – throws

Lucy O’Flynn – distance

Olive O’Flynn – distance

Daniel Dollard – Cross Country

 

INTERNATIONAL 

Phil Healy  – Sprints

Fiona Everard – Distance

Simon Nolan – Marathon

CHRISTMAS

The last training session of 2023 took place on December 18th. There was plenty of treats and hot chocolate provided for everyone. The club would like to wish all our members, friends and family and very Merry Christmas and will see you all in January!

 

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EUROPEAN CROSS COUNTRY

Fiona Everard competed on December 10th in Brussels, Belgium at the European Cross Country Championships. Fiona was selected based on her impressive win at the National Senior Cross Country Championships in Gowran. Fiona competed in what was a very difficult course over  9km to finish an impressive 34th place, she was the third irish athlete across the line. The Irish team finishing 6th.

On December 18th Fiona was awarded for all her sucess in the Cross Country season for 2023 at the West Cork Sports person monthly awards in the Celtic Ross Hotel.

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